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Ferrous Sulfide Properties

Ferrous Sulfide

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Ferrous Sulfide is a chemical compound used in alloy and stainless steel industries to control hydrogen embrittlement. Ferrous Sulfide can be obtained by the heating of iron and sulfur.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Black solid, sometimes in lumps or powder
CAS Number 1317-37-9
Density 4.84 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Iron(II) Sulfide
Melting Point 1.194 °C
Molar Mass 87.910 g/mol
Molecular Formula FeS
Synonyms Iron Sulfide;Ferrous Sulfide;Black iron sulfide;Protosulphuret of iron;Ferrous Sulphide